Resources

Professional Responsibility Links

ABA Center on Professional Responsibility

ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (current revision)

ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct (2007 revision)

South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct (South Carolina Supreme Court Rule 407)

South Carolina Bar Ethics Advisory Opinion

South Carolina Revised Lawyers’ Oath (South Carolina Supreme Court Rule 402)

New York Rules of Professional Conduct

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Opinions

Technethics┬á – Technethics assists lawyers and law firms in complying with their ethical obligations on technology.

List of links to the Rules of Professional Conduct of the 50 US Jurisdictions

Arbitration and Conciliation

1958 Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention) (In Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish)

2006 Recommendation regarding interpretation of article II (2) and article VII (1) of the New York Convention

1975 Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration (Panama Convention) (In English, French and Spanish)

2002 UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation (In Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish)

Uniform Arbitration Act (United States)

AAA The American Arbitration Association

LII Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C. Sect 1 et seq.)

Japan Commercial Arbitration Association

Evidence, Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments

1968 European Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters and subsequent Protocols and accession Conventions (Brussels) (In English and French)

1970 Hague Convention on Taking Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (In English and French) (In Spanish)

1975 Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory (In English) and Additional protocol (In English and Spanish)

1988 European Convention on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters and Protocols 1, 2 and 3 (Lugano) (In English and French)

2007 Amendment of Lugano Convention

2001 Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matter (In English and French)

International Contracts

1978 United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules)
(In Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish)

1980 Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations (Rome Convention) (Original and consolidated convention and 1 st and 2 nd protocols) (In 11 languages)

1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna Convention) (In English)

1988 United Nations Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes (New York)

1995 United Nations Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-By Letters of Credit (New York) (In Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish)

2001 United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade (In Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish)

2004 UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts

International Chamber of Commerce

US Law

Uniform Commercial Code

Restatement (Second) of Contracts

Library of Congress

U.S. Courts

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

White House

Bar Associations

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

South Carolina Bar

Charleston County Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar

Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Links to European bar associations and Professional Rules of Conduct

European Law

The Official Website of the European Union

PECL (Principles of European Contract Law)

German Civil Code (BGB)

French Civil Code, Book III

Codice Civile Italiano

Spanish Civil Code

Swiss Civil Code

ABGB Allgemeines B├╝rgerliches Gesetzbuch (Austria)

Asian Law

Contract Law of The People’s Republic of China